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Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 1:00am EST
that we are seeing now with the unc uncle, will it make things worse? it's not just merrill newman. we have kenneth bay who has been a prisoner now for months in north korea. he has been held there for more than a year. is it more or less likely we out? >> i think that's a great question, and the reason is that a very highly charged atmosphere, nobody wants to make a mistake. so the safe thing to do is the to do nothing. i think kenneth bay and merle newman will be held for much longer than they otherwise would have been. >> what game are the north korean's playing? trying to get more concessions aid? >> sure. they would love more aid. you know, they would like some other things from us as well. but i think at the end of the day, this is sort of dropped into their lap. they've got to do something about it. it comes at a bad time for both of those guys. so i think that essentially, this is sort part coincidence, but, also, you know, now that they are there, they are going to milly this to the max. >> for both of these men and their families, i hope something happens and they get out of
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
the korean war. merrill newman that the it was over. he tried to contact some of his comrades, the partisans resisting north korea. plus we have to remember that one of the founding myths of north korea was that it was a tacked by south korea and the united states. this gives the regime a lot of opportunity to replay that story for the north korean people. this is very handy. >> let's talk about what you just said in the context of this terrible taped con vehicle. confession. >> which really brings back the worst possible memories of the cold war. as we look at him here reading this clearly coerced confession, he basically signed or they say he signed a confession committing hostile acts against north korea according to his war service. he said he was guilt of a long list of crimes during the war when he helped the guerillas, that he killed soldiers and planned to him some of his soldiers connect with an anti-communist organization and he begged for pardon on his knees. what are the north koreans thinking? i knew that's an obvious question we ask because of all of the questions the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 1:00am EST
. veteran released from custody is asking for privacy. merrill newman is spending his first day back after an 85-year-old was detained by allegedly commit iing crimes. france says hundreds more troops arrived in the south african republic to safe the life. 10,000 fled the capital after fighting broke out. nearly 400 haven't killed. >> not again. new concerns for those applying for federal healthcare. officials are discouraging people from submitting paper applications, worried they won't be processed by the deadline. the white house says president and mrs. obama will attend a memorial service for nelson mandela on wednesday. those are the headlines. "consider this" is up next. fa heidi jo-cast heidi jo-castro agiegis >>> boots on the ground - hundreds of french troops sent to the central african republic to help stop the deadly violence. >> frozen solid - major american cities at a standstill as an ice storm drifts across the country. >> his spirit and yours - as a family we commit ourselves to uphold and be guided by the prepared to die for >> nelson mandela's family share their gri
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 1:00am EST
this hour: the latest on a developing story out of north korea. where american merrill newman is now a free man and in beijing. the 85-year-old korean war vet was seized by the north korean government in october following a tourist trip. the u.s. pleaded for his belief. he was deported for humanitarian reasons. >> a jump in construction helped to bring the unemployment rate down to 7%, the lowest level in five years. the economy gained more than 200,000 positions. 20,000 more than expected. >> in mexico six arrested and facing charges after stealing radioactive material. they are in hospital being checked for radiation exposure. they'll be freed and handed over the government authorities. >> healthcare.gov could be bug free. the response time is down to one second. i'm morgan radford. those are the headlines. "consider this" is up next. remember, you can get the latest news online at healthcare.com. k >> coming how many - an 85-year-old american detained in north korea is now free. >> global mourning - cards and flowers overflying in johannesburg. >> help wanted - a december surprise
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